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Experienced Police Officer

Parkland College
medical insurance, paid time off
United States, Illinois, Champaign
2400 West Bradley Avenue (Show on map)
Jul 08, 2024

Experienced Police Officer

The department's Police Officers provide campus-wide protection for all college patrons, property and basic emergency medical care. All Officers must maintain an Illinois First Responder license. The Police Officers will patrol the campus, complete written reports and take necessary law enforcement action to maintain order pursuant to State law and college policies.

This position is an On-Campus, Full-Time, 12-Month,
appointment covered by the Public Safety Officer's Association with an annual
salary of $48,953.35.

Parkland College offers
Robust benefits, including medical insurance with no monthly premiums,
dental, life, disability, retirement plans, flexible spending, dependent care,
EAP, work/life balance with generous paid time off, and tuition waiver. For
more information about our extensive benefits package, please visit our Benefits page.

For questions: Please contact Sgt. Somphon "Sam" Penland at 217/351-2369.

Applicants Must Submit

  • An online Parkland College employment application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
Essential Job Functions
  • Maintaining order on-campus pursuant to College policies, state, and federal law.
  • Providing facility and patron security.
  • Performing parking and traffic enforcement and routine patrol.
  • Conducting investigations.
  • Providing emergency care.
  • Performing forcible arrests as necessary.
  • Documenting incidents.
  • Maintaining a good rapport with college faculty, staff, and patrons.
  • Providing assistance upon request.
  • Maintaining appropriate records.
  • Testifying in a court of law.
  • Wearing and maintaining appropriate uniform.
  • Maintaining current certifications.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Successful completion of basic law enforcement academy.
  • Must be in good standing with the current department and/or left previous department(s) in good standing.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver's license with safe driving record.
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • No felony convictions; must pass thorough background check with fingerprinting.
  • Must complete on-the-job field training officer program.
  • If conditional job offer is made, must pass psychological exam and medical exam.

Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting. Applications not submitted through https://www.parkland.edu/careers will not be considered.

Please monitor your email, including spam or junk mail folders, for future correspondence from Parkland College Human Resources.

For further information application process, please contact at 217-351-2220.

Applicants with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted by contacting Human Resources at 217-351-2220 or by emailing hr@parkland.edu.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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